Re: Gender classes, which to use?
|From:||Carlos Thompson <cthompso@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, December 1, 1998, 0:35|
Eric Christopherson wrote:
> > This is extent to almost any (or any) proffesion then
> > La presidenta, from el presidente, older form: la presidente
> > La juez, from el juez, older form: la juez
> I thought I read that feminine forms of -e nouns (such as presidenta)
> are only used in some American dialects.
That was my belief too, until academic people begun to correct newspaper =
for using the femenine forms. I'm not quite sure which is the official
pronouncement of La Real Academia de la Lengua Espa=F1ola.
-- Carlos Th